Extensive condylomata acuminata are beyond the capacity of all topical therapies. The area was initially treated by carbon dioxide laser ablation, and residual small foci of infection were subsequently treated with topical 5% imiquimod cream.
Since the debate about the safety of hormone replacement therapy began, researchers, patients, and clinicians have searched for a safe alternative to help alleviate the symptoms associated with menopause. Now, a small study in Italy suggests that dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) may be a solution. More »
According to some sources, there are as many as 600,000 hysterectomies performed annually in the US, making it the most common nonobstetrical surgical procedure among women in the US. While the procedure itself is relatively safe, we need to ask what are the long-term effects of a hysterectomy? More »
Chronic inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and inflammatory bowel disease, negatively affect patients’ physical and psychological health. In fact, these diseases have been associated with gynecological complications, including menstrual and pelvic abnormalities, which can... More »
An Israeli study provides further evidence that women taking drospirenone-containing oral contraceptives have a higher relative risk of venous thromboembolism (VT) compared to those taking either second- or third-generation oral contraceptives. More »
Hormone fluctuations. Hot flashes and night sweats. Depression and changes in mood. Coincidental and age-related changes in health and social issues. All of these factors associated with menopause can affect a patient’s sleep quality. More »
Despite the positive effects of hormone replacement therapy for treating menopause-related issues, HRT’s association with negative adverse outcomes has cast a dark shadow on it. Now, new research out of Europe shows that HRT also increases severe asthma attacks in patients. More »
Bleeding after the menopause or "post-menopausal bleeding" ("PMB") can be defined as the resumption of vaginal bleeding at least 6 months after a woman experiences her last menstrual period. This assumes of course that she is indeed menopausal ie. in her late 40's, perhaps having hot flashes and... More »
HIV Disease. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a blood-borne virus typically transmitted via sexual intercourse, shared intravenous drug paraphernalia, and mother-to-child transmission (MTCT), which can occur during the birth process or during breastfeeding.
From remote villages in Kenya to large cities in the United States, mobile phones and smart phones are becoming tools to overcome some of the greatest challenges in HIVprevention, screening, and treatment adherence.